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Bahamian spirit shines through despite horror

“YES, something positive came out of Hurricane Dorian.”

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Man wants to apologise to family of victim he shot dead in the street

A 25-year-old man wants to apologise to the family of a man he shot to death three years ago.Christopher McQueen maintains he shot the man because the deceased threatened him and accused him of seeing his girlfriend.McQueen told Justice Cheryl Grant-

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Motorcyclist killed in accident

A motorcyclist is dead on Grand Bahama following a traffic accident in the Lucaya area this week. Grand Bahama police said an accident occurred shortly 4pm on Tuesday at Midshipman and Balao Roads, involving a 2006 omnibus and a 2012 Ducati motorcyc

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NEMA updates on Grand Bahama

The Minister of Education Jeffery Lloyd was expected in Grand Bahama on Thursday, September 19, 2019 to tour public schools badly damaged by Hurricane Dorian.

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Forbes-Smith: All donations checked before distribution

AS relief supplies continue to pour in from organisations and individuals overseas, Senator Kay Forbes-Smith stressed that the National Emergency Management Agency is inspecting all donated hurricane relief supplies and aid before distribution in Gra

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NIB simplifies process for replacement smart cards

THE National Insurance Board has taken steps to simplify the application process for replacement smart cards for residents of Abaco and Grand Bahama, who lost their cards during Hurricane Dorian. The official police report required for all lost or s

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42 autopsies completed - death toll now at 52

OFFICIALS have now completed autopsies on 42 Hurricane Dorian victims, allowing some families to begin the process toward closure, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday.While there are efforts to complete this aspect of handling Dorian victim

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Parents frustrated over student registration

PARENTS and guardians of the thousands of children left displaced after Hurricane Dorian unleashed its fury on Abaco and Grand Bahama more than two weeks ago say they are frustrated with the process set up to enroll the students in new schools. The M

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Jerry to skirt Bahamas

TROPICAL Storm Jerry is not expected to be a major threat to The Bahamas but is expected to skirt the southeastern islands on Sunday before heading away from the country, a local meteorologist said yesterday.Basil Dean, deputy director of the Departm

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Man dies after shooting off Market Street

Police are investigating after a man died following a shooting off Market Street on Wednesday night.

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FACE TO FACE: Bahamians will continue to make valuable contributions to the US – if given the chance

THERE was a time when tens of thousands of Bahamians migrated to the United States of America. It was 1943, and World War II was still raging. Many Americans were drafted to serve in the armed forces. Others left the farms to work in more profitable war industries.

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Small business faces $180m 'finance gap'

The Bahamas faces a $180m “finance gap” in providing capital to small businesses, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has revealed, as its project covers just 17 percent of demand. The multilateral lender, in documents detailing its $25m initi